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what will we do? one says we'll decapitate them. >> reporter: the video was actually shot by the leader of the local militant group who is named abu ali who pledged allegiance in another video to isis. >> he is certainly one of the high-value individuals that the u.s. government is looking at. >> reporter: u.s. forces have been in niger for four years now, waging a secret war against terrorists that also involves the cia. >> are they taking risks? they are. >> reporter: two senior u.s. intelligence officials tell abc news that the mission went from reconnaissance to kill or capture after the unit received information that a high-value target had been located some eight hours away. they were ordered to move on his location but found nothing. >> did the mission change? that's one of the questions being asked. it's a fair question. >> reporter: the ambush took place as the unit returned to base, low on sleep. their movements now being tracked b
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help did not arrive for two hours. investigators have been told that a second green beneficiare was supposed to chopper in, but the second team never made it. and the question is now, why? >> so many questions indeed, brian. and police near cleveland have not named any suspects in the murder of a beloved teacher. she was found in her home with stab wounds on monday. she later died at the hospital. she taught the sixth grade there and was known for keeping in touch with students after they left her class. her husband called 911. >> i think someone killed my wife. >> see if she's breathing? >> no, she is not. >> the family says they've been experiencing a series of break-ins. they filed a report in june of last year complaining about four unidentified teens in the back yard. it's believed they've been targeted ever since. a settlement h
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reached with paul walker's daughter over a wrongful death lawsuit. he died in a fiery crash that also killed his friend. the lawsuit claimed that they knew the car was unsafe. high speed was ruled the cause of the crash. the 18 year old meadow has already been awarded money from the estate. sears is no longer selling whirlpool appliances. the names are disappearing from kmart stores as well. sears and whirlpool apparently had a falling out over pricing. the latest employ to the once-dominant retail irwhich ers closed several stores. this is sad news. global wine production is expected to fall to its lowest level in 50 years. bad weather in europe and historic lows in france, italy and spain.
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it doesn't take in account the recent fires in california. much of the harvest was completed there before the fires. it means drink up what's there now. so people think wine is the secret to happiness. >> but albert einstein had another idea. he wrote down his secret to happiness. and the famous note just sold at auction for $1.3 million. for a note. but we're going to give you the answer right here for free. >> so the note says a calm and modest life brings more happiness than the pursuit of success combined with constant restlessness. einstein wrote it for a bellboy while traveling in japan in 1922 when he didn't have money for a tip. >> in other words, we're screwed. >> absolutely. in other news -- >> by the way -- >> that bellboy's still waiting for his tip. >> whoever had the $1.3 million to buy the night is
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living a calm and modest life. >> or restless life, no. coming up, the mystery stumping one town. cars are being vandalized and side view mirrors smashed. so who could be doing this? and a manson family survivor it breaking decades of silence, saying she was see deuced into charles manson's demented cult as a teenager. but first here's a look at today's temps. "world news now" weather, brought to you by oral b. i was wondering if an electric toothbrush really cleans better than a manual. and my hygienist says it does but they're not all the same. who knew? i had no idea. so she said, look for one that's shaped like a dental tool with a round brush head. go pro with oral-b. oral-b's rounded brush head surrounds each tooth to gently remove more plaque. and unlike sonicare, oral-b is the only electric toothbrush brand accepted by the american dental association for its
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megared advanced triple absorption. the unsolved string of murders in a tampa neighborhood is taking its toll on residents there. police believe the same person or people is responsible for all three shootings. but so far there are no suspects and not too many clues. there are many more police in the neighborhood. and residents told victor oquendo they are worried and changing their daily habits. >> it's scary. i can't wait until he gets home from work. >> no
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got to protect my family. >> can't enjoy the halloween. what's going on is random. there's not a motive behind it. it's not worth candy for their life. >> it's not believed that the three victims knew each other, but thiey were walking when the were killed. an air canada flight failed to respond. >> reporter: the message was clear. a jet cleared to land in san francisco sunday. >> canada 781 go around. >> reporter: told six times in just more than 35 seconds to abort its landing. >> 781, go around. >> reporter: the problem, controllers worry thad an aircraft already on the ground would not get off the ground in time. they even used a flashing red light gun to no avail.
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finally contacting the tower. >> reporter: this after the july incident at the same airport, same airline. a jet lined up to land on a taxiway occupied by four other jets. a disaster avoided as the air canada pulled up just feet from one of the aircraft. >> anytime you have two instances of something that are very similar, it's a red flag. is there a problem with procedures? a problem with training? of crews flying into this particular airport? >> reporter: air canada says the pilots were cleared to land and will look into why they didn't receive the instructions from the tower, but the airline is now subject of two faa investigations. >> the faa issued new rules for nighttime landings and how to work the control tower after that incident. >> it could have been a really frightening incident. a manson family survivor
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♪ we're back now with a revealing new interview with a former member of the manson cult. >> she's opening up after decades of silence. she had no idea something sinister was in the works. here's amy robach. >> reporter: did you love him? >> yes, i did. >> reporter: did he love you? >> i always thought he did. now i'm not so sure. >> reporter: as a former member of charles manson's cult, diane says she knew a different side of the murderous leader. >> he made you feel like you were his one and only love. and yes, there were other girls, but we all shared him. i felt like i belonged. >> reporter: throughout the world, manson is the very definition of evil. >> you know, a long time ago, be being crazy meant something. nowadays everybody's crazy. >> reporter: in
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several of his young followers on a grisly killing spree. diane says she was shocked by the slayings. >> it really brought a lot of doubt to myself. how could i love these people? >> reporter: now for the first time in almost 50 years, dianne is breaking her silence in her memoir, "member of the family." she says she spent her first year living with a beach boy at an old tv and movie set outside l.a. but her relationship with manson began to change. manson was becoming increasingly violent. convinced the beatle song "helter-skelter" was warning of a war. he gave them stabbing lessons. he had you practice kil
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>> yes, he did. >> reporter: how did that happen? >> this race war was going to happen. and charlie was always playing like mind games. >> reporter: then in august of 1969, leo and rosemary, joe sebring and actress sharon tait all brutally murdered. >> they gave me the gory details with a certain amount of glee or almost like bragging? which just made me feel even worse. i mean, it was like what? how could you do that? >> reporter: police eventually linked manson to the murders, arresting him and several of his other followers, including then 16-year-old dianne. at manson's trial, dianne's supposi explosive testimony helped put him behind
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>> i was asked did i love him and i said yes or i guess so. and he pipes up, don't put it all on mr. manson. she loved everybody! and so that really. it was all about him. >> reporter: the spell was broken. >> the spell was broken. >> reporter: manson would deny responsibility for his part in the murders, telling diane sawyer in 1993. >> i never told anybody to do anything other than what they wanted to do. >> i know that i was not responsible. >> reporter: dianne says it's been healing to finally tell her story. >> i feel untethered from the shame of being associated with this person who has become the, you know, icon of evil. >> reporter: for "nightline," i'm amy robach in new york. >> our thanks to amy, and manson is now 82 years old, serving a life sentence. >> dianne said she didn't think she was included in the killing spree, because she didn't think she'd be capable of doing it. but it's
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followers. coming up, a georgia town is going to extremes to stop a vandal messing with the neighborhood. >> who is it? the mystery is solved. that's coming up on "world news now." not all fish oil supplements provide the same omega-3 power. megared advanced triple absorption is absorbed three times better. so one softgel has more omega-3 power than three standard fish oil pills. megared advanced triple absorption.
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mirrors were found smashed. >> residents originally blamed it on teen vandals. now we know the real culprit is still out there. >> reporter: last friday, kevin morrissey walked out to his sfl explorer to find this. >> i saw the glass and said son of a biscuit, it got smashed. >> reporter: the suspect striking in broad daylight. >> i've been hearing it up and down the back of my house. >> reporter: neighbors thought it must be kids with a bb gun or h hammer. they sent more patrols frinto t neighborhood until -- >> i caught the vandal the other morning. >> reporter: it was a
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woodpecker. >> about the size of a crow. >> reporter: he's pecking not to break the glass, but he's seeing his own reflection in the mirror and thinks he's attacking another wood packer. >> they'll attack and peck. >> reporter: and peck and peck. now homeowners resort to bagging their side mirrors to protect the glass. even with the suspect ided, they're feared he'll hit again. >> it just makes sense. >> reporter: and a warning for anyone trying to harm the bird, the pileated woodpecker is a protected species. >> can't imagine, the woodpecker is like, ah, these guys are every where. i keep getting them and another one shows up. >> son of a biscuit! >> we've been saying it wrong all these years. so that's what the president meant. >>
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phrase. >> son of a biscuit. >> son of a biscuit. officers stepped up patrols in the areas by the
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this morning on "world news now," it is hot in hollywood for the world series. >> oh, yeah, record-breaking temperatures are making last night's game a sweaty one for players and fans. and overnight we're hearing from the game's bearded hero, justin turner, why he thinks the heat should get credit for the dodgers' win. and politics taking an unprecedented turn. two senators slamming the sitting president within their own party, with jeff flake saying enough to the president citing his flagrant disregard for the truth. will the tough talk stand in the way of the republican agenda? >> and if this isn't the standard protocol at airports,


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